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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
  • Morning Minutes: Nov. 5

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    phrenology fri-NOL-uh-jee, fre- (noun) a psychological theory or analytical method based on the belief that certain mental faculties and character traits are indicated by the configurations of the skull. — www.dictionary.com
    Website of the Day
    All About Cookies
    www.allaboutcookies.org
    Unfortunately, this isn’t a site about the dessert kind of cookies. But if you’re interested in knowing more about computers and how browsers work, check this out.
    Number to Know
    8: Today is the release of Eminem’s eighth studio album, “MMLP2.”
    This Day in History
    Nov. 5, 2006: Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'a Muslims in 1982.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams (39)
    Daily Quote
    “True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.” — Albert Einstein

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